Grants are made possible through funding from the Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP) and the City of Burlington. Please review all grant guidelines before applying.
Business (Commercial) Facade Grants
Grants up to $5,000 are available to businesses and property owners in the New London District through the Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP). All owners of commercial properties within the district may apply. Please note, a Business Façade Grant is a reimbursement grant payable when all work is completed and inspected as appropriate.
Eligible improvements include:
Uncovering and restoring historic facades and storefronts
Removing existing damaged or poor-quality facade materials
Replacing damaged or poor-quality materials with more appropriate and attractive design materials
Replacing signs (both projecting and sign bands) and awnings
Replacing or adding exterior lighting
The following may be funded as part of a more comprehensive facade improvement:
Windows, doors, exterior cleaning, tuck-pointing, painting, shutters, gutters, and historical architectural elements (such as cornices)
To qualify, owners must submit proof of ownership and proof of insurance in good standing. Applicants must also be able to prove that they are current with the mortgage and all taxes.
Completed applications and copies of all associated documents are to be turned in to the NPP Grant Administrator for consideration:
NPP Grant Administrator
c/o Main Street Burlington
PO Box 1495
Burlington, NJ 08016
Questions? Kindly email Megan LoBue, NPP Grant Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org